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Two Books of Note for the New Year,
For All who Dream and Seek New Adventures:
NOT A BOX, by
Antoinette Portis- (Theordre Suess Geisel Honor )
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families by Stephen R. Covey
"When you raise your children, you are also raising your grandchildren"
How to create families and raise children with foundation principles
The Parent's Little Book of Lists by Jane Bluestein, Ph.D.
This book offers a variety of ways to approach andhandle specific issues or problems.
'I tried to provide information for parenting children of all ages, and to offer a variety of approaches
in order to accommodate a variety of needs, budgets, preferences and personalities."
To Kill a Mockingbird
by Haper Lee
Most parents know this book as required reading
for their middle schoolers.
In fact, it is one of the best Parenting
books available, and in particular for any single parent.
is perhaps one of the greatest father role models in literature. How he goes about teaching his children
ethics, and principles with patience, humor, clarity, wisdom and empathy is a blueprint
for us all.
On- Line Articles & Newletters:
Empowering Parents- Child Behavior Help
This newsletter offers a wealth of articles on a wide
variety of parenting issues, and problems.
One most recent article:
9 Ways to Get Through The Holiday with a Defiant Child by Kim Abraham, LMSW
and Marney Studaker-Cordner LMSW
Life is Beautiful -1997 Italian tragicomedy film directed by and starring Roberto
In Italian, subtitles.
It tells the story of a father who
is sent to a concentration camp with his young child.
He uses his imagination to turn what would be a horrfic environment into an engaging game for his
This film is a beautiful example of how we
can shift our energy and, in turn, influence all around us.